Like many STPs, Gloucestershire has made reference to an accountable care organisation approach and we are awaiting further details.
You may have heard that Jeremy Hunt announced in the House of Commons on 10 October that the cap on NHS pay has been scrapped. This is brilliant news for all our members, many of who have worked so hard over the summer months campaigning on this issue.
There is still little detailed clarity about sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) as they are now called, despite them being in place for around a year.
Welcome to my very first blog. I thought I would take the opportunity to properly introduce myself and let you know what is exercising my mind currently.